Atlanta people and places

Celebrity “Cat Daddy” Jackson Galaxy at Furkids event this Saturday

7:30 am Mar. 22, 2017

With his tattoos, piercings, trendy beard and eyeglasses and rocker vibe, Jackson Galaxy might seem like the kind of guy whose pet would be some snarling beast at the end of a chain. Maybe an exotic reptile.

Although he does have pet dogs (and a turtle), Galaxy is famous for his near mystical ability to connect with felines and correct various behavior issues. The “Cat Daddy,” as he’s known,

Omarosa praises Trump’s actions on HBCUs, other topics

7:39 am Mar. 21, 2017

Reality show personality turned Donald Trump operative Omarosa Manigault praised the president’s actions on historically black colleges and universities and other issues, saying, “Every single promise he made we’ve outlined and we are checking off

Come on. Shaq has to be pulling our leg with this flat-earth stuff

6:32 pm Mar. 20, 2017

Come on, Shaq.

NBA great turned analyst, actor, celebrity pitchman and civic leader Shaquille O’Neal is trending upon word he voiced support for the notion that the earth is flat. He can’t be serious.

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As if the changing seasons and the fact that the sun rises in the east and

Atlanta-filmed “Baby Driver” honored at SXSW

11:13 am Mar. 20, 2017

“Baby Driver,” a high-speed thriller with Ansel Elgort in the title role and also starring Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Jon Hamm, Lily James, Jon Bernthal and Eiza González, felt the love deep in the heart of Texas.

The movie, filmed in Atlanta and due out Aug. 11, was among the Audience Award winners at the prestigious SXSW festival.

Here’s a link to all the winners in film and other categories.

Elgort plays a getaway driver

TSA find 73 guns in carry-on bags in U.S. airports in one week

11:41 am Mar. 18, 2017

Transportation Security Administration agents discovered 73 guns in bags passengers tried to get onto airplanes in just one week – 66 of which were loaded and 27 of which had a round chambered. Weapons discovered in the Atlanta airport included a .45 and a 9 mm, according to TSA data.

It’s actually nothing new.

“In addition to all of the other prohibited items we find weekly in carry-on bags, our officers

This fact about St. Patrick may shock you

6:47 am Mar. 17, 2017

St. Patrick, celebrated today with oceans of green beer and a mountain of lively shamrock attire, was Ireland’s patron saint. He used the three-leafed shamrock to illustrate the Holy Trinity, and is said to have